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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton paid nearly $106,000 in state and federal taxes last year, and upped his charitable giving, too.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Tax, St. Paul, MN, Bemidji, MN

3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Audubon Society: New Stadium Could Be 'Death Trap' To Birds

A prominent ornithological group says the forthcoming Vikings stadium will be a serious threat to birds unless its glass is changed.

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Related Topix: Weird

7 hrs ago | Town Topics

"My Stars Shine Darkly Over Me" - Shakespeare Says It, Charlie Parker Plays It

A soft summer's day in New York. When the rain falls, you can count the drops. I'm sitting on a bench in Tompkins Square Park reading Twelfth Night as a drop kisses the page, then one or two or three more, just enough to ripple the paper.

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Related Topix: Charlie Parker, Jazz, Twelfth Night, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Minnesota names new director of medical cannabis

From Wabasha to Warroad, from Sleepy Eye to Silver Bay, Dateline Minnesota scours the state to bring you breaking news from outside the Twin Cities.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Minnesota Government, Sleepy Eye, MN, Drugs

13 hrs ago | City Pages

American Cannabis Company is counseling potential Minnesota pot producers

They won't say who, but the American Cannabis Company is counseling a group of " Minnesota-based entrepreneurs " who want to become manufacturers of the new state-sanctioned medicine.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Minnesota Government, Democrat, US Governors, North St. Paul, MN

17 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

Is Matt Entenza really from outstate Minnesota? No, he is not. [Greg Laden's Blog]

Entenza claims he is from Greater Minnesota, and thus, would do a better job representing the interests of Greater Minnesotans.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Pension, Personal Finance, Social Security, Retirement, St. Paul, MN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Insight News

Minnesota expands expungement relief

As a defense attorney, one of the most common questions I get is: "how long will this be on my record?" It is easy to see why people are so concerned about their records.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Criminal Justice

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Attorney: Ventura deserves millions from Kyle

An attorney for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is asking a federal jury to award Ventura millions in damages for what he claims is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle.

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Related Topix: Opinion

St. Cloud Times

Dayton seeks pre-election release of MNsure ratesDayton seeks...

Dayton seeks pre-election release of MNsure rates Republicans had criticized Dayton's administration for not publishing before Election Day Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/07/22/dayton-seeks-pre-election-release-mnsure-rates/13012597/ Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday he is pushing to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US Senate, US Governors, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law

Valley News Live

Minnesota Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against MSB and Globe University

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University-Minnesota corporations under common ownership-for misrepresenting the job opportunities available to their criminal justice graduates and misleading students about the transferability of their credits to other higher ... (more)

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

St. Cloud Times

Minnesota's Kids Count rank brings good, bad newsMinnesota's Kids...

Minnesota's KIDS COUNT rank brings good, bad news Minnesota ranked among states for best care for their youngest, according to annual report Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/07/22/minnesotas-kids-count-rank-brings-good-bad-news/12993437/ KIDS COUNT, an annual report released Tuesday by the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

St. Cloud Times

Paramount receives grant for fine arts opportunitiesParamount...

Paramount receives grant for fine arts opportunities The grant intended for artistic creation, exploration, education and enjoyment of the arts Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/entertainment/arts/2014/07/22/paramount/12990267/ The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded the Paramount Arts Resource Trust Inc. a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Entertainment

KSTP

23K Lose Power as Storm Hits N.D., Minnesota

A line of severe thunderstorms with high winds and hail came through North Dakota and continued into central and northern Minnesota overnight.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canada, University of North Dakota, Crookston, MN

CBS Local

Dayton Seeks Pre-Election Release Of MNsure Rates

Dayton says publishing rates earlier will give Minnesotans more time to select a plan.

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Related Topix: Weird

The Daily Beast

Han Solo for the Facebook GenerationBy Marlow Stern

The Parks and Recreation star opens up about his journey from stripping at bachelorette parties to headlining this summer's hottest superhero movie, Guardians of the Galaxy .

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Related Topix: Chris Pratt, Zero Dark Thirty, Avatar, Star Trek, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

KVOX-FM Fargo

Ellison urges Minn. to aid Central American minors

But, immigration advocates and nonprofit groups that serve refugees are concerned Minnesota might not be able to handle a crush of children who need care and have complex legal issues.

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Related Topix: Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Minnesota Government

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Minnesota Attorney Shares Wind Farm Experiences

A proposed wind farm in southern Lincoln County is creating a stir among property owners.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Clean water means safe fish, Minnesotans say

Minnesotans admit they don't know much about pollution in the state's lakes and rivers, but they know what concerns them most: Having fish that are safe to eat.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Minnesota Government

Valley News Live

President Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for Minnesota

President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota after widespread flooding across the state.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Weather, Mark Dayton, US Governors, FEMA

City Pages

Jax Cafe

The definitive Old Minnesota supper club, Jax is the A-number-one spot to wear elastic slacks, tuck in behind the white tablecloth, order a double scotch, and plot how to take over the world.

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